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Oil union condemns Saudi halt of Khafji production – MP questions oil minister – Some civil servants to get 25% raise

KUWAIT: A Kuwaiti oil trade union yesterday condemned the unilateral closure by Saudi Arabia of an offshore oilfield jointly operated by the Gulf neighbors, calling on the government to intervene.…

Human rights watch to Kuwait : Stop stripping citizenship

KUWAIT: International advocacy group Human Rights Watch called on Kuwait yesterday to stop targeting opponents through revoking their citizenship and to reinstate withdrawn nationalities. Kuwait – where citizens have elected…

No extra day off for Hijri New Year

KUWAIT: The Hijri New Year holiday will fall on Saturday (Oct 25), the Civil Service Commission (CSC) announced yesterday. All ministries, institutions and government bodies will take that day as…

Anitviolence Campaign

KUWAIT: The government launched a national awareness campaign against violence and fights in public places, with the main goal of introducing fundamental ideological changes to the society. The campaign comes…

No Ebola case recorded in Kuwait: Minister – Stringent measures at borders

TUNIS: Kuwait is Ebola-free as no single case of the virus has been recorded in the country, Minister of Health Ali Saad Al-Obaidi told KUNA yesterday. Obaidi made the statement…

IS info requested

KUWAIT: Following several meetings held between both countries, Saudi Arabia recently asked Kuwait to provide it with all information available to Kuwaiti security forces about IS, said security sources, noting…

Largest bust of pills at airport

KUWAIT: Kuwait International Airport’s customs yesterday seized 3 million Captagon pills arriving from Lebanon with a total estimated value of KD 6 million, said the airport customs director Khaled Al-Saif.…

“You either divorce our sister, or we will kill you!”

Kuwait: “You either divorce our sister, or we will kill you!” is what the brothers and their friends told their in-law who had differences with their sister who went to…

23 cross-dressers and homosexuals caught having ‘Wild party’

Kuwait: Vice police arrested 23 cross-dressers and homosexuals during a ‘wild party’ in a chalet south of the country, as some suspects attempted to escape into the sea. A security…

Petrol prices may rise too

KUWAIT: A well-informed oil sector official justified the government’s decision to lift subsidies from diesel and kerosene because of smuggling to other GCC states and neighboring countries. “Lifting subsides from…

Lebanese deportee offers bribe

Kuwait: A Lebanese who had been deported from Kuwait was arrested on arrival at Kuwait airport on a commercial visit visa after offering a passport officer a $1,500 bribe, said…

Tough action against bad food traders – Immediate deportation for expats dealing in spoilt food

KUWAIT: The Ministry of Interior and Kuwait Municipality are determined to toughen punitive measures, mainly immediate deportation, against expatriates dealing in spoilt food, a senior security official warned yesterday. Such…

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